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A national park in Cumbria, north-western England characterised by its many lakes.
The industries of the Lake District include slate quarrying and some lead and zinc mining, and weaving, bobbin-making and pencil-making.
Setting aside London and Edinburgh, no locality in the British Isles is so intimately associated with the history of English literature as the Lake District.
But it was Wordsworth, a native of Cumberland, born on the outskirts of the Lake District itself, who really made it a.Mecca for lovers of English poetry.
But there is a deeper connexion than this between the Lake District and English letters.
The Chachu and the Charta are large clear streams, evidently draining from the great central lake district.
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